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Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Sovernet Communications

Combination with FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks will create a stronger Northeast fiber provider Sovernet Communications (“Sovernet”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Vermont, New York and southwest New Hampshire, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”).  At the … Read More

On June 20th, 2016 Maura Mahoney and Tim Bellew from FirstLight Fiber sat down with Marsha Gordon, host of “Westchester Means Business” on WVOX 1460 AM to discuss the current technology and telecom climate in SouthEast New York. Below is the full radio interview, please have a listen!  

Oxford Networks to Combine Operations with FirstLight Fiber

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Oxford Networks Lewiston, ME – July 7, 2016 – Oxford Networks (“Oxford”), a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners (“Oak Hill”). Under the terms … Read More

Know Your Data Center – Manchester, NH

If you live or work in Northern New England or New York, you’ve likely heard of FirstLight Fiber. In addition to offering fiber-based connectivity services, FirstLight also offers data center services at five locations, which are strategically located throughout our footprint.  Our Manchester data center is significant because it is conveniently located less than one-hour … Read More

We are grateful for another year of satisfied customers, company growth and exciting new projects on the horizon. Weeks into 2016, we are predicting even more success and exciting news for this year. Let’s look back at 2015… 2015 was a stellar year of customer wins in the education vertical. We proudly enhanced the learning … Read More

hopTo mobile workspace operates at peak performance with FirstLight’s Data Center and Fiber-Based Network Services FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that hopTo, a mobile workspace application that addresses the challenges of transporting applications to mobile devices, has chosen FirstLight to provide the communications … Read More

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that One Connect, a telecommunications and technology consulting firm based in Clifton Park, NY, has joined FirstLight’s Partner Program as a Value Added Reseller (VAR). Since signing on as a FirstLight agent a few months ago, One … Read More